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  • ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
    Manufactured Goods
  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
    Evaluation of access protection products
    Balustrading; Barrier posts; Edge protection (including guardrails and guard rail posts); Fencing - Permanent or fixed; Fencing - Temporary; Gate units;
    Dynamic load; Rigidity; Static load; Strength;
    Not applicable;
    in-house method TP 3.7;
    AS/NZS 1170.1 Section 3.6;
    AS 1657 Appendices B, C and D;
    AS 1926.1 Appendices B, C, D, E;
    AS 4687 Section 4;
    AS/NZS 4994.1 Appendices A and B;
    in-house method TP 5.3;
    AS 1926.1 Appendix D; AS/NZS 4994.1 Appendices C, D and E, AS 4687 Section 4.3

    Barriers, balustrades and railings, guardrails, guardrail posts and stairways, swimming pool fences and gate units, temporary fence panels
    Static load tests on barriers, balustrades and railings for the purpose of determining compliance with AS/NZS 1170.1 Section 3.6 Strength, rigidity tests and static load tests on guardrails, guardrail posts and stairways Strength tests and rigidity of opening on swimming pool fences and gate units Simulated climbing test, impact test, foothold aperture test and wind force overturning tests on temporary fence panels Static load tests of temporary edge protection Dynamic load (pendulum) testing of structures and components

    Material performance evaluation of metal products
    Reinforcing bar;
    Tensile properties;
    Longitudinal tensile;
    In-house method TP 2.17,
    AS/NZS 4672.1 Section 5.5, 
    AS 1391, 
    ISO 15630-3 Section 5
    0.2 kN to 3000 kN

    Fixtures and components;
    Tensile properties;
    Longitudinal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Transverse tensile;
    AS 1391, 
    ASTM A370, ASTM E8M, 
    ISO 6892-1,
    in-house method TP 2.2
    0.2 kN to 3000 kN

    Threaded fasteners, bolts and nuts;
    Hardness;
    Rockwell - Scale C; Vickers;
    In-house method TP 1.6, In-house method TP 1.7,
    AS 4291.1

    Structural bolts
    Surface hardness



    Tension;
    Longitudinal tensile;
    in-house method TP 2.4, in-house method TP 2.5, in-house method TP 2.11,
    AS 4291.1,ASTM F606,SAE J429,ISO 3506.1, ISO 898-1,ASTM F606,
     0.2 kN to 3000 kN,




    wedge tensile tests of bolts; full size axial tensile tests



    Proof load;
    To be determined;
    in-house method TP 2.3, in-house method TP 3.2,
    AS 4291.1,AS/NZS 2465, AS/NZS 4291.2,
    ISO 898-1,SAE J429,ASTM A370, ASTM F593, ASTM F606 
    0.2 kN to 3000 kN

    Welded test specimens;
    Tensile properties;
    All-weld-metal tensile; Axial tensile; Longitudinal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Transverse butt tensile; Transverse joggle-butt tensile; Transverse tensile;
    in-house method TP2.8, in-house method TP 2.9,
    AS 1391, AS 2205.2.1, AS 2205.2.2,
    AS/NZS 3992,
    ASME IX,
    ASTM E8M,
    AWS D1.1
    0.2 kN to 3000 kN


    Bend;
    Longitudinal guided bend; Slow bend on rail sections; Transverse guided bend;
    in-house method TP 4.1, AS 2205.3.1, AS 2205.3.3, AS 1085.20 Appendix K,
    AS/NZS 3992, ASME IX, ISO/EN 5173


    Fillet-break fracture;
    Macroscopic examination; Visual examination;
    in-house method TP 8.2,
    AS 1665, AS 2205.4.2,
    ASME IX 


    Hardness;
    Vickers;
    in-house methods TP 1.4 and TP 1.10,
    AS: 1817.1, AS 2205.6.1, AS 1085.20 Appendices G2 and G3,
    NACE MR0175,
    ISO 15156-1
    Vickers - Hardness range 2.94 N to 294 N


    weld macro hardness surveys



    Impact resistance;
    Charpy (assessment of fracture appearance); Charpy (impact value); Charpy (lateral expansion);
    in-house method TP 5.1,
    AS 1544.2, AS 2205.7.1,
    ISO 148-1,
    ASTM E23,
    ASTM A370,
    Lateral expansion -
    in-house method TP 5.2,
    AS 1544.5,
    ASTM A370,
    ISO 148-1,
    from ambient temperature to -100°C and at -196°C


    Nick-break fracture;
    Macroscopic examination; Visual examination;
    in-house method TP 8.3,
    AS 1665; AS 2205.4.1


    Macroscopic integrity;
    Macroscopic examination;
    in-house method TP 8.1,
    AS 2205.5.1, AS 1085.20 Appendix H,
    AS/NZS 1554, AS/NZS 3992,
    AWS D1.1,
    ASME IX 


    Prepared metallic test specimens;
    Hardness;
    Brinell;
    in-house method TP 1.10,
    AS 1816.1,
    ASTM E10,
    tests to 29.4 kN


    Bend;
    Longitudinal guided bend; Transverse guided bend;
    in-house method TP 4.1,
    AS 2205.3.1, AS 2205.3.3,
    AS/NZS 3992,
    ASME IX,
    ISO/EN 5173 


    Tensile properties;
    Longitudinal tensile; Tensile tests with control of strain rate, including yield stress and proof stress; Transverse tensile;
    AS 1391, ASTM A370, ASTM E8M, ASTM F606
    ISO 6892-1 in-house method TP 2.1 
    0.2 kN to 3000 kN 



    Hardness;
    Rockwell - Scale A; Rockwell - Scale B; Rockwell - Scale C;
    in-house method TP 1.2,
    AS 1815.1,
    ASTM E18,
    ISO 6508-1








    Impact resistance;
    Charpy (assessment of fracture appearance); Charpy (impact value); Charpy (lateral expansion);
    in-house method TP 5.1,
    AS 1544.2,
    ISO 148-1,
    ASTM E23,
    ASTM A370,
    Lateral expansion -
    in-house method TP 5.2,
    AS 1544.5,
    ASTM A370,
    ISO 148-1 
    from ambient temperature
    to -100°C and at -196°C



    Compression; Shear strength;
    To be determined;
    in-house method TP 3.1
    0.2 kN to 3000 kN


    Hardness;
    Vickers;
    in-house method TP 1.1,
    AS 1817.1,
    ASTM E384,
    ISO 6507-1
    2.94 N to 294 N

    Mechanical performance evaluation of ladders, racks, scaffolds and supports
    Scaffolding and scaffolding components;
    Coefficient of friction; Proof load; Stiffness; Strength;
    To be determined;
    In-house method TP 3.4;
    AS/NZS 1577 Sections 3,4,5,6 Appendices A, B, C and D;
    In-house method TP 3.11;
    AS 1576.3 Appendices A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H;
    In-house method TP 3.12;
    AS 1576.1 Appendices A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M and N; 
    AS 1576.2 Appendices A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M and N


    Coefficient of friction, sliding, stiffness and strength tests on scaffolding planks and decking components Static load tests of scaffolds Static and dynamic load tests of Scaffold fittings


  • ISO/IEC 17025 (2005)
    Materials
  • SERVICEPRODUCTDETERMINANTTECHNIQUEPROCEDURELIMITATION / RANGE
    Metallic corrosion evaluation
    Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys;
    Intergranular corrosion resistance;
    Copper - copper sulfate - 50% sulfuric acid; Copper - copper sulfate - sulfuric acid; Oxalic acid etch;
    in-house methods TP 7.1 and TP 7.2,
    ASTM A262 Practices A and E

    Stainless steel




    Pitting corrosion resistance;
    Ferric chloride pitting;
    in-house method TP 7.1,
    ASTM G48 Method A

    Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys; Ferrous materials;
    Detrimental intermallic phase;
    Ferric chloride corrosion test;
    in-house method TP 7.3,
    ASTM A923 Method C 

    Stainless steels


    Metallographic evaluation of metals and alloys
    Austenitic, duplex and nickel-chromium alloys;
    Detection of iron on passivated steel (contamination test);
    Potassium ferricyanide nitric acid;
    in-house method TP 8.8,
    ASTM A380 Clause 7.3.4

    Stainless steel



    Ferrous materials;
    Grain size;
    Microscopic examination;
    in-house method TP 9.3,
    ASTM E112 



    Phase identification and proportion;
    Point count;
    in-house method TP 9.2,
    ASTM E562